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Organizations and governments are trying to address nutrition insecurity through innovative approaches like doctors prescribing produce and farmers matching EBT dollars at markets.

from Greater LA

There’s continued unrest at Netflix following the release of the Dave Chappelle comedy special “The Closer,” which includes material that’s been widely labeled transphobic and…

from The Business

The death of director of photography Halyna Hutchins on a film set in Santa Fe, N.M., is a reminder that prop weapons can pose a serious risk. But Hollywood history includes only a few such incidents.

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Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Tim Carney talk about Kyrsten Sinema’s political ideology (or lack thereof) and whether the child care and climate proposals in the Democrats’ spending bill…

The more bad news Democrats get, the closer they are to passing Biden’s agenda

Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Tim Carney talk about Kyrsten Sinema’s political ideology (or lack thereof) and whether the child care and climate proposals in the Democrats’ spending bill…

from Left, Right & Center

According to a recent USC report , one in 10 households in LA County struggle to provide their family with three meals a day.

Getting nutritious food to more Angelenos, boosting theatrical plays by women

According to a recent USC report , one in 10 households in LA County struggle to provide their family with three meals a day.

from Greater LA

In a vote 12-2 on Wednesday, the LA City Council agreed to allow homeless sweeps in three districts — two in the Valley and one that stretches from Watts down to the interstate to San…

54 homeless encampments are the latest targets by LA City Council for sweeps

In a vote 12-2 on Wednesday, the LA City Council agreed to allow homeless sweeps in three districts — two in the Valley and one that stretches from Watts down to the interstate to San…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In the Senate, all 50 Republicans voted against debating the bill that would’ve made Election Day a federal holiday and allowed automatic and same-day voter registration.

Democrats’ voting rights expansion bill fails to pass GOP filibuster in Senate. What’s next?

In the Senate, all 50 Republicans voted against debating the bill that would’ve made Election Day a federal holiday and allowed automatic and same-day voter registration.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More than 100 ships off the coast of LA — a record number — are waiting to offload their cargo.

With ships idling off SoCal coast, workers there are stuck at sea. How are they faring?

More than 100 ships off the coast of LA — a record number — are waiting to offload their cargo.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s continued unrest at Netflix following the release of the Dave Chappelle comedy special “The Closer,” which includes jokes that some consider transphobic and homophobic.

Trans employees at Netflix hold a walkout and make demands for more inclusive content

There’s continued unrest at Netflix following the release of the Dave Chappelle comedy special “The Closer,” which includes jokes that some consider transphobic and homophobic.

from Hollywood Breakdown

City Hall has an “addiction to punishment” and members of the City Council rushed to judgment when they suspended Mark Ridley-Thomas, says Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson.

LA City Hall politically kicked Mark Ridley-Thomas into suspension, says Marqueece Harris-Dawson

City Hall has an “addiction to punishment” and members of the City Council rushed to judgment when they suspended Mark Ridley-Thomas, says Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson.

from KCRW Features

What will it take to finally end veteran homelessness? U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough says progress in Los Angeles could have a domino effect across the country.

LA’s Veterans Row gets a visit from VA Secretary Denis McDonough, who vows to fight veteran homelessness

What will it take to finally end veteran homelessness? U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough says progress in Los Angeles could have a domino effect across the country.

from Greater LA